London Glassblowing was founded in 1976 in Rotherhithe on the banks of the Thames and is now located in Bermondsey Street, near the Shard. Peter Layton is the founder and current owner, together with his wife, Ann Layton, the gallery director. London Glassblowing has a core team of glass artists who are among the very best in the UK. The gallery's core values are to show the best of British glass art and to spread the word about this under exposed medium. The company offers glassblowing experience days for beginners and anybody is free to visit and watch the glassblowing during opening hours.